UCC is situated in south-west Ireland and was founded in 1845. The university offers over 120 degree programmes to 17,000 students through in 60 departments with 2,600 staff. UCC has a strong research base, having the highest research income in the Irish state and being ranked amongst the top 3% in terms of research strength. The Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at UCC has five research themes, one of which is Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering.
Technical expertise available to ATBEST fellows through UCC includes:
- Bioenergy Research Group with lab-scale biological reactors
- Life Cycle Analysis software capability